Offering an intensive introduction to the complex world of M&A;, this course will provide an invaluable foundation in strategy, regulation, finding a deal, corporate valuation, and more.
You will learn about buyer strategies, how M&A; can increase business value, and how to start the acquisition process, as well as identify successful acquisitions.
Taught by instructors with decades of experience on Wall Street, this M&A; course will equip analysts and associates with the skills they need to rise to employment in the M&A; field. Additionally, directors and managers who have transitioned, or hope to transition, to M&A; from other areas such as equities or fixed income can use this course to eliminate skill gaps.
This course is part of the New York Institute of Finance’s popular Mergers & Acquisitions Professional Certificate program.
Session 1: Overview and Buyer Strategies
Lesson 1: Global M&A
Lesson 2: Emerging Market M&A Issues
Lesson 3: The Buyer’s Viewpoint
Lesson 4: Three Ways M&A can Increases Value
Lesson 5: Buy vs. Build Synergies
Session 2: Finding a Deal
Lesson 1: Starting the Acquisition Process
Lesson 2: Characteristics of Successful Acquisitions
Lesson 3: Key Risks and Failed Deals: Case Study
Session 3: Pricing the Deal
Lesson 1: Valuation: Approaches and Methodologies
Lesson 2: Discounted Cash Flow Approach
Lesson 3: Public Companies
Lesson 4: Comparable Acquisitions and Leveraged Buyout Valuation
Session 4: Special Valuation Cases
Lesson 1: Emerging Markets
Lesson 2: Money-losing or Erratic Track Records
Lesson 3: Industry Specific Multiples
Lesson 4: Natural Resource Companies
Lesson 5: Speculative Hi-tech Firms
Lesson 6: Sum of the parts Companies with Several Different Business Lines